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Employee Free Choice Act

One of the first acts of the new Congress will be to propose the Employee Free Choice Act.

1. Does this Act, taking away the secret ballot election process for union organizing, deprive employees of their democratic rights? Take a position, pro or con, and explain.

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1. One of the first acts of the new Congress will be to propose the Employee Free Choice Act. Does this Act, taking away the secret ballot election process for union organizing, deprive employees of their democratic rights? Take a position, pro or con, and explain.

The Employee Free Choice Act does not deprive employees of their democratic, but does the exact opposite. The Employee Free Choice Act is supported by a bipartisan coalition in Congress. For example, it would enable working people to bargain for better benefits, wages and working conditions by restoring workers' freedom to choose for themselves whether to join a union. As well, it would:

? Remove current obstacles to employees who want collective bargaining. ...

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